Windows: “The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password”

When I try to map a network folder as a network drive in 2008 Server, I was greeted with  following "The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password" The issue is due to me already opened the network path in windows explorer with a different credentials. Due to this …

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Power Shell: Remote session

This is a very common activity for any system administrator to remotely connect a computer and perform the administrative tasks. PowerShell offers an excellent opportunity to do exactly the same. To remotely connect to any computer use the below command in the PowerShell Here XXXX is the computer name or IP of the remote computer …

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Windchill – Folder level access restrction

Windchill provides a way to manage the user/group access to a particular folder. Below are the steps to follow to provide/deny the access to a folder. Create an ACL with desired access permissions from policy administration. Go to the folder where the access restrictions should be applied and right click on the name Select "Edit" …

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Powershell: How to manage Hyper-V VMs in Windows 10

I am using Windows 10 since it’s first release. So far I am happy with it and had no issues. With it comes Hyper-V to deploy VMs. I normally do not install 3rd party tools until its absolutely necessary. Therefore I started using Hyper-V to run my DB server as well as Linux servers. To …

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Windchill: How to deploy SSL certificate

One fine day our SSL certificate was expired and we need to update our Windchill solution with new one. A quick Google search shows that not much information available outside the Winchill own forums. Therefore I am writing down my steps to deploy new SSL certificate for Windchill. Our Windchill solution version is 10.2 and …

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Windchill: How to chang between HTTP and HTTPS

In the process of making our Windchill solution more secure, we are turning it over to HTTPS. After deploying the SSL certificate now its time to targeting its web interface to HTTPS. I followed below procedure to achieve that. From the Windchill administration shell do the following xconfmanager -s wt.webserver.protocol=https -t codebase/wt.properties xconfmanager -s wt.webserver.port=443 …

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Windchill: Database Configratation

In the event of disaster recovery, if the database instance name was changed then the Windchill configuration file must be updated with those changes. Following is the way we changed our Windchill configuration; Stop Windchill by issuing "Windchill stop" command at Windchill command prompt. Issue the following commands at windhill prompt Xconfmanager –s wt.pom.jdbc.host=<Host Name …

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